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University of Wales Institute - Cardiff SCA EXC
Cardiff, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Details:
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Anticipated Places:
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Sydney College of the Arts
Not Applicable
Program Description:


Cardiff Metropolitan University (Formerly the University of Wales Institute)
Location: Cardiff
Year Established: 1996
Student Population: 13,400
Located in an exciting, modern European capital, Cardiff Metropolitan University has re-invented itself as a global learning centre.
Cardiff Metropolitan University places large emphasis on “employability”. All schools specialise in courses that are career oriented and have been designed in conjunction with business and industry. It has a number of high caliber partners in the UK and international alliances in countries including Egypt, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Lebanon.
Unique Characteristics
Students from over 140 countries attend the university, which specialises in art and design, education, health science management and sport. It also offers exchange programs including with the Sydney College of the Arts.
Cardiff has embraced the new millennium as one of Britain’s leading urban centres. The city sits between an ancient fort and an ultra-modern waterfront and boasts diverse bars and restaurants that are considerably cheaper than their counterparts in London and other British cities.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Sydney College of the Arts

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Autumn Term: September - December
Spring Term: January - March
Summer Term: April - June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


60 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
1st – 70-100
2:1 – 60-69
2:2 – 50-59
3rd – 40-49
Fail – 0-39 

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.
Language Requirement
See language requirements for non-native speakers of English.


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
Orientation will be held prior to the start of semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university. 

Information from the host university.
Information from the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration.

Student Experiences

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